Common name: Wallangarra White Gum
Eucalyptus scoparia Maiden APNI*
Description: Tree to 15 m high. Bark smooth throughout, powdery, white or grey.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, linear, glossy green, sessile, to 10 cm long, 6 mm wide. Adult leaves disjunct, linear to narrow-lanceolate, glossy green, concolorous, to 15 cm long, 1 cm wide.
Inflorescence simple, axillary, 7-flowered; peduncles 5–10 mm long. Buds ovoid or cylindrical, 4–5 mm long, 1.5–2 mm diam. Calyptra conical, shedding early, as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits ovoid, 5–7 mm long, 5–8 mm diam. Disc raised. Valves exserted.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: NT
Other Australian states: Qld
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
Text by K.D. Hill
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